ACV306 - Artists' Books Studio
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)|
|Unit chair:||G Weiss|
1 x 2 hour Seminar per week
Artists' books question traditional notions of the book as simply the carrier or container of a text. This unit explores the practice of artists' books and introduces students to creative strategies that will guide the construction of their own artists' book. It re-examines expectations of what a book is through exploration of form (e.g. scrolls, accordion, pop-ups, single sheet, sculptural); technique (painting, printmaking, collage, photography, written word, typography); narrative devices; and various modes of distribution (as uniques or as multiples). The unit foregrounds the relationships between content and form, and text and image.
Production of 3 artists' books, 2400 word equivalent, 60%
In-class Report, 400 word equivalent, 10%
Journal/Visual Diary, 1200 word equivalent, 30%
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All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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